Spontaneous Generations 9 (1):143-145 (2018)

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K. Brad Wray
Aarhus University
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It is widely assumed that it is the anti-realist who stakes his case on evidence from the history of science. I argue that realists have failed to recognize the need to collect evidence from the history of science to support their methodological claims, and anti-realists do not rely on evidence from the history of science to the extent that many suggest.
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